Remembrance Day

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, has encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve our nation in times of war, conflict…

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Nominate now for 2015 National Youth Awards

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton is encouraging young people in the Parkes Electorate to nominate for the 2015 National Youth Awards. This is the third annual series of the Awards, which celebrate the achievements and contributions of young Australians aged 12-25. Mr Coulton urged those thinking about nominating to act now.    “It’s important…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 10th November

 The end of this week Australia will see world leaders arriving for the G20 Leaders’ Summit. As host, it has been up to Australia to make sure the meeting isn’t just a high-level talk-fest. We are determined that world leaders use their influence to deliver the economic growth, jobs and financial stability that will benefit…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 3rd November

 The Abbott Coalition Government is cutting red tape to make life easier, help small business, strengthen our economy and create jobs. For the first time in history, the Government is dedicating two days of Parliament each year to removing red tape. During the Spring Red Tape Repeal Day on 29 October, nearly 1,000 pieces of…

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Coulton Champions Polio Survivors in Parliament

 Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton has co-launched a clinical practice resource module “The Late Effects of Polio Managing Muscles and Mobility” with parliamentary colleague Catherine King. Mr Coulton, a Parliamentary Patron of Polio Australia, said that he was pleased to be able to support the organisation in promoting awareness about the difficulties polio survivors…

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Streamlining Assessments for Home Support Services

 The Australian Government is making it easier for older Australians to access the care they need to remain living in their own home through new home support assessment arrangements. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton said the Government is calling for tenders to deliver around 240,000 assessments to people seeking aged care support in the…

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Coulton’s Catch Up 27th October

 Scrapping the carbon tax has delivered families and businesses in New South Wales the biggest drop in electricity prices on record. The ABS has released the Consumer Price Index for the September Quarter 2014 -the first outcome since the Coalition scrapped Labor’s damaging carbon tax. These figures revealed that electricity prices had the largest fall…

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